House Passes ‘Breakfast After the Bell’

March 14, 2013

(March 14) – Sixteen Republicans voted today against a bill to help make sure Colorado schoolkids get a decent breakfast. Breakfast After the Bell, a k a HB13-1006 by Reps. Dominick Moreno (D-Commerce City) and Tony Exum Sr. (D-Colorado Springs), passed 49-16. It will phase in a requirement that schools where at least 70 percent

Final Passage for 2nd Bill to Cut Gun Violence

March 13, 2013

(March 13) – The House approved Senate amendments to a gun safety bill today, moving it to the desk of Gov. John Hickenlooper for his signature. HB13-1224 limits the sale, purchase or transfer of large-capacity firearms magazines. It was amended by the Senate, working with gun rights champion David Kopel of the Independence Institute, to

House OKs ‘Breakfast After the Bell’

March 13, 2013

(March 13) – The House gave voice-vote approval today to a bill to help make sure Colorado schoolkids get a good breakfast. Breakfast After the Bell, a k a HB13-1006 by Reps. Dominick Moreno (D-Commerce City) and Tony Exum Sr. (D-Colorado Springs), would phase in a requirement that schools where at least 70 percent of

House Passes Civil Unions

March 12, 2013

(March 12) – After one last morning of debate in which members shared stories of their gay and lesbian family members and friends, the Colorado General Assembly completed its passage of civil unions today, enacting a historic advancement of opportunity for thousands of Colorado families. The House vote today was 39 to 26. Having been